What do wellbeing governors do?
Link governors for wellbeing keep mental health and wellbeing on the agenda at their school. It’s their role to support a whole school approach to mental health and to provide the link between the school and governing board.Read more about the role
Who can be a wellbeing governor?
You don’t need any specific training or expertise to be a wellbeing governor.
Use our free resources and guidance to find out everything you need to know about the role.
Why do school boards need wellbeing governors?
Wellbeing governors have a varied role, but their main responsibilities include…
- Making sure the school has appropriate mental health policies in place which are reviewed regularly
- Acting as the link between the governing board and staff members, updating the board on how mental health and wellbeing support for staff and pupils is implemented
- Making sure that the school’s strategic plan includes improving, supporting, and responding to pupils’ and staff’s mental health